Japan vs. Croatia play this Monday at the Al-Janoub stadium for the round of 16 of the World Cup Qatar 2022. Find out below who is the favorite to qualify for the quarterfinals and how much the bookmakers pay in the different scenarios of the match.
Japan have already been able to beat Germany and Spain, 2-1 in both cases, and they face Croatia with the same seriousness they showed in the group stage.
The Croats, second in the F bracket won by Morocco, have registered a win (4-1 against Canada) and two draws (0-0 against the North Africans and against Belgium).
HISTORY JAPAN VS CROATIA
It is the fourth Japan-Croatia in history. The panorama, the background, could not be more even. In three matches, each has won one match and the other ended in a draw. However, the Asian team now coached by Hajime Moriyasu claimed victory in the only friendly between the two teams, in 1997 (4-3).
The other two duels were, precisely, in World Cups. In France 1998, where the Balkan team beat the Japanese 0-1, and in Germany 2006, the most recent, in a duel that ended goalless.
POSSIBLE ALIGNMENTS JAPAN VS CROATIA
- Japan: Gonda – Tomiyasu, Yoshida (cap.), Taniguchi – J. Ito, Morita, Tanaka, Nagatomo – Kubo, Maeda, Kamada. DT. Hajime Moriyasu.
- Croatia: Livakovic – Juranovic, Lovren, Gvardiol, Sosa – Brozovic, Kovacic, Modric (cap.) – Livaja, Kramaric, Perisic. DT. Zlatko Dalic.
WHO IS FAVORITE JAPAN VS CROATIA?
The bookmakers favor the Croatian team over Japan by a regular margin. Look at the match odds:
|I bet you||3.84||3.33||2.13|
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